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George Washington S 1791 Southern Tour

Author : Warren L. Bingham
ISBN : 9781625857538
Genre : History
File Size : 40. 42 MB
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This account of the first president’s trip to unite a young America “follows Washington’s travels day-by-day with detailed information about each stop” (Daily Herald). Newly elected president George Washington set out to visit the new nation aware that he was the singular unifying figure in America. The journey’s finale was the Southern Tour, begun in March 1791. The long and arduous trek from the capital, Philadelphia, passed through seven states and the future Washington, DC. But the focus was on Virginia, the Carolinas, and Georgia. The president kept a rigorous schedule, enduring rugged roads and hazardous water crossings. His highly anticipated arrival in each destination was a community celebration with countless teas, parades, dinners, and dances. Author Warren Bingham reveals the history and lore of the most beloved American president and his survey of the newly formed southern United States. Includes photos

The Wpa Guide To Virginia

Author : Federal Writers' Project
ISBN : 9781595342447
Genre : History
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During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers’ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country’s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures—were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6,000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state’s unique flavor. The WPA Guide to Virgina documents the vital role the Old Dominion played in the history of the first 150 years of the United States and before. It is packed with historical information, particularly from the Colonial and Revolutionary years, and supplemented with photos of historic buildings and sites. Also worth note are the artistic photographs of the state’s ordinary people and its natural beauty, including the Shenandoah and Chesapeake Bay regions.

George Washington S Journey

Author : T.H. Breen
ISBN : 9781451675436
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Follows Washington's journey to each of the original thirteen states, during which he brought the government to the people and promoted the idea of a strong federal union.

Handbook Of The Linguistic Atlas Of The Middle And South Atlantic States

Author : William A. Kretzschmar
ISBN : 0226452832
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Who uses "skeeter hawk," "snake doctor," and "dragonfly" to refer to the same insect? Who says "gum band" instead of "rubber band"? The answers can be found in the Linguistic Atlas of the Middle and South Atlantic States (LAMSAS), the largest single survey of regional and social differences in spoken American English. It covers the region from New York state to northern Florida and from the coastline to the borders of Ohio and Kentucky. Through interviews with nearly twelve hundred people conducted during the 1930s and 1940s, the LAMSAS mapped regional variations in vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at a time when population movements were more limited than they are today, thus providing a unique look at the correspondence of language and settlement patterns. This handbook is an essential guide to the LAMSAS project, laying out its history and describing its scope and methodology. In addition, the handbook reveals biographical information about the informants and social histories of the communities in which they lived, including primary settlement areas of the original colonies. Dialectologists will rely on it for understanding the LAMSAS, and historians will find it valuable for its original historical research. Since much of the LAMSAS questionnaire concerns rural terms, the data collected from the interviews can pinpoint such language differences as those between areas of plantation and small-farm agriculture. For example, LAMSAS reveals that two waves of settlement through the Appalachians created two distinct speech types. Settlers coming into Georgia and other parts of the Upper South through the Shenandoah Valley and on to the western side of the mountain range had a Pennsylvania-influenced dialect, and were typically small farmers. Those who settled the Deep South in the rich lowlands and plateaus tended to be plantation farmers from Virginia and the Carolinas who retained the vocabulary and speech patterns of coastal areas. With these revealing findings, the LAMSAS represents a benchmark study of the English language, and this handbook is an indispensable guide to its riches.

Insiders Guide To North Carolina S Central Coast And New Bern

Author : Martha L. Hall
ISBN : 0762748346
Genre : Travel
File Size : 77. 24 MB
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New Look for Insiders’ Guide Series We’ve rolled-out a new design this year for the highly popular Insiders’ Guide series. This acclaimed travel series that has sold more than a million copies boasts a new look, focusing on high-end photography of each book’s subject. We’ve removed all text but the title from the cover, allowing for the cover photo to be the main focus. Each title’s spine will feature bright bands of color representing the breadth of travel our readers enjoy, and making for a striking appearance when books in the series are shelved together. Look for this eye-catching redesign at a bookstore near you!

1001 Questions Answered About Trees

Author : Rutherford Platt
ISBN : 9780486167817
Genre : Nature
File Size : 86. 65 MB
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Fascinating, fact-filled reference provides detailed data about age, size, and weight; suggestions for identifying trees, what trees to look for in certain states, much more. Over 100 illustrations, 21 photographs.

Insiders Guide North Carolina S Central Coast And New Bern

Author : Martha L. Hall
ISBN : 0762744405
Genre : Travel
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Written by locals who love where they live, this comprehensive volume offers readers a guide to the very best this beautiful region has to offer, from its sparkling waters and clean, quiet beaches to the historic towns of Beaufort and New Bern.

Barnes Noble Illustrated Guide To Sites Of The American Revolution

Author : Diane Ney
ISBN : 0760750955
Genre : Historic sites
File Size : 62. 30 MB
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Guide to over 100 Revolutionary War battlefields, military parks, forts, historic sites and buildings, museums, and archives for visitors, including biographies of key figures, and features about the Continental Army, Navy and Marines, weaponry, battlefield medicine, and the role of women, Native Americans, and African Americans in the war.

The Insiders Guide To North Carolina S Central Coast And New Bern

Author : Vina Hutchinson-Farmer
ISBN : 0762723440
Genre : Travel
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In this sweeping guide to North Carolina's beautiful coastal area, readers will find history, unspoiled beaches, great weather, plus complete travel and relocation information. 7 maps. 64 photos.

The Amoco Motor Club Guide To Mini Vacations In The Mid Atlantic

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ISBN : 0809270374
Genre : Travel
File Size : 26. 25 MB
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